War on Corruption Appears to be Back on Track

It appears that war on corruption is gradually coming back to life after years of inaction under former president, Goodluck Jonathan. Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido and two of his sons was recently arraigned before Kano High Court on fraud and money laundering charges. They were granted bail few days ago. Same thing …

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Party Supremacy is a Bad Idea Mr. President

In a meeting of the National Executive committee of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC) yesterday, July 2 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari told APC lawmakers to accept party’s superiority over the national Assembly rules. The plea to his party members supposedly for the interest of peace in his party is bad omen for Nigerian …

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Hardball Politics at the National Assembly

A political hardball took place at the inauguration of the 8th national Assembly on June 6, 2015. The opposition party, People Democratic Party (PDP) senators connived with few senators from the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC) to elect the senate president and deputy senate president favored by the opposition party against senators chosen by …

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The Day after the Inauguration

After bitterly contested presidential election and the colorful and well attended inauguration ceremony of the new president on May 29, the hardest part of the whole exercise has just begun. The metal has just hit the road. Suddenly the burden of a troubled nation with great potential now lies squarely on the shoulder of our …

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Analysis of 2015 Presidential Election

2015 Presidential election has come and gone. The analysis on how and why the incumbent President lost the election has been going on ever since. One of the so called analysis that caught my attention is a series of articles by a gentleman named Olaitan Ladipo. The title of his article is “How the Igbos …

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